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Re: Mnemomic names for revisions

From: David Gómez <david_at_pleyades.net>
Date: 2005-05-03 21:22:45 CEST

Hi Johan ;),

On Apr 30 at 11:45:29, Johan Appelgren wrote:
> Are aware that you can use a pre-commit hook to make the tags
> readonly?

I'm aware, but... don't you think is a (unecessary) complex solution
to a simple problem? Why create tags as filenames in the repository
tree when what people needs is _just_ mnemonic names for revisions?

I think that the possibility that you can commit to a tag shows
the inherent flaw in the way that subversion look at tags. Yes, of
course it can be avoided with pre-commit hooks, but that it's only
a patch to a previous problem, it's not solving the problem itself...

regards,

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David Gómez                                      Jabber ID: davidge@jabber.org
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